Hazardous Heat Expanding into the Central and Eastern U.S.; Severe Thunderstorms in the Northern Plains into the Upper Mississippi Valley

Hazardous heat will expand in coverage over portions of the central and eastern U.S. into next week. Confidence is increasing in dangerous, potentially deadly heat, particularly for urban areas in the Southeast and East Coast beginning Monday. Multiple clusters of strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across portions of the Northern Plains into the Upper Mississippi Valley this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

Lat: 35.68639°NLon: 117.69°WElev: 2283.0ft.

Clear

102°F

39°C

Humidity 18%
Wind Speed NW 24 MPH
Barometer 29.98 in (1015.24 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 14 Jul 03:56 PM PDT
Extended Forecast for

28 Miles NNW China Lake CA

Red Flag Warning July 14, 05:04pm until July 14, 09:00pm
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Red Flag Warning
  •  
    Red Flag Warning July 14, 05:04pm until July 14, 09:00pm

    NOW until 9:00pm Sun

    Red Flag Warning

  • This Afternoon

    High: 93 °F

    Scattered
    T-storms

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm.  Widespread haze before 3am. Areas of smoke before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 73. North wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Low: 73 °F

    Isolated
    T-storms then
    Haze

  • Monday

    Monday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Sunny, with a high near 97. North wind 6 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 10%.

    High: 97 °F

    Sunny then
    Isolated
    T-storms

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: Widespread haze between 9pm and 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Low: 73 °F

    Haze then
    Clear

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 99. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming south in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    High: 99 °F

    Sunny

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 71.

    Low: 71 °F

    Clear

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 98.

    High: 98 °F

    Sunny

  • Wednesday Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 72.

    Low: 72 °F

    Mostly Clear

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Areas of smoke. Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 93. West wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Widespread haze before 3am. Areas of smoke before 8pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 73. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Monday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Sunny, with a high near 97. North wind 6 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 10%.
Monday Night
Widespread haze between 9pm and 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 99. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph becoming south in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 71.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 98.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 99.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 74.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 101.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 77.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 102.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 78.
Sunday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Sunny, with a high near 103.
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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

 
Point Forecast:
28 Miles NNW China Lake CA
 36.07°N 117.89°W (Elev. 3999 ft)
12:57 pm PDT Jul 14, 2024
5pm PDT Jul 14, 2024-6pm PDT Jul 21, 2024
 
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